The first table below looks at the demand for SCVMM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCVMM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Midlands region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 115 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.11% 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.69% 2.33% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £213 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-36.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
178 86 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.49% 4.69% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 45 43
Average daily rate £275 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £522 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 11
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £15.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCVMM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SCVMM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCVMM across the West Midlands region.

SCVMM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SCVMM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 3 £213 -
Coventry - - - -
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SCVMM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCVMM.

1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SCVMM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCVMM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Migration Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware